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La Vélodyssée: A 1200 km long cycle route along the Atlantic coast

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Our selection of inclusive cycling holidays

Would you like to take a cycling holiday in Brittany or along the French Atlantic Coast? La Vélodyssée is a 1250 km cycle path travelling across these regions. All you need to do is to choose your destination and the length of your tour! Here is a selection of 8 inclusive holiday packages designed to make the most of the charms of the Brittany canals or the French beaches in the spring, summer or Indien Summer sunshine.

Cycling holidays with children?

  • The Gateway to the Arcachon Bay

The perfect trip for exploring the northern part of the Bay of Arcachon and its surrounding area with the family! Enjoy an unparalleled view of the region’s nature reserves and its traditional villages such as Arès, Lège-Cap-Ferret and Andernos-Les-Bains.
Length of stay: 3 days
Price: from €60 per person
Price includes:
Rental of a chalet/mobile home on a municipal campsite for 2 nights for 4 people and the hire of 4 bikes (with helmets, panniers and bike locks) for 3 days.
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  • The Atlantic Coast, from La Rochelle to Oléron Island

A 100% family-friendly holiday in the Charente-Maritime which leads you along the Atlantic Coast from La Rochelle to Rochefort via the Vélodyssée cycle track. On the way to Oléron Island, experience a crossing on France’s last surviving transporter bridge.
Length of stay: 4 days
Price: €319 per person
Price includes: 3 nights in a 2 or 3-star hotel and the rental of 4 bikes (including helmets, panniers, GPS and bike locks) for 4 days.
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Cycling holiday suggestions for "Seniors"

  • From St-Brévin to La Rochelle

Your cycling itinerary starts with the Jade Coast, where sweeping, dune-bordered beaches and vast foreshores eventually give way to coves and jagged coastline, …then you reach the magnificent, long sandy beaches of the Vendée, the salt marshes and the oyster farming basins, before ending your tour in the delightfully enchanting town of La Rochelle in the Charente-Maritime.
Length of stay: 8 days
Price: €540 per person
Price includes: Bed and breakfast accommodation with luggage transportation included.
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  • From Lacanau to Arcachon

This tour combines the wild, unspoilt Atlantic Ocean coastline with the traditions of the bayside oyster farming route.
Length of stay: 4 days
Price: €210 per person
Price includes: accommodation on 3 and 4-star campsites managed by the ‘Bassin Tour’ company, all breakfasts, a detailed road book for the trip, luggage transportation between campsites and a 4-person chilled picnic hamper for meal breaks.
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Cycling holiday ideas for couples

  • From Roscoff to Nantes

Set out from Roscoff on a long and beautiful journey of self-discovery, encountering the people and delights of Brittany as you go.
Cycle from the Channel Coast to the riverbanks in Morlaix, then from Brest, follow the towpaths of the Nantes-Brest Canal all the way to Nantes.
Length of stay: 11 days
Price: €995 per person
Price includes: Accommodation in a double room for 10 nights, 10 breakfasts, 1 dinner, luggage transportation between accommodation and the loan of a cyclists’ GPS showing the itineraries described.
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  • From Royan to Biarritz

Some glorious cycle paths take you through the vast Landes pine forests, around large lakes teeming with wild birds, and on to the extraordinary beaches of the Landes, before finally arriving in the Basque Country.
Length of stay: 10 days
Price: €765 per person
Price includes: Bed and breakfast accommodation with luggage transportation included.
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Cycling holidays with groups of friends

  • Biscarosse and its surrounding area

At the southern end of the Bay of Arcachon, La Vélodyssée takes cyclists to Biscarosse with its immense ocean beaches, freshwater lakes and pine forests. An amazing holiday getaway is guaranteed!
Length of stay: 3 days
Price: €120 per person
Price includes: 2 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation.
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  • From Nantes to La Rochelle

All along the La Vélodyssée cycle path, the Vendée unveils its richly varied landscapes: vast, sweeping beaches, giant sand dunes, wide salt marshes and pine forests… all this set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean.
Length of stay: 8 days
Price: €1070 per person
Price includes: 4 nights in 3 and 4-star hotels, 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners.
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